Enfield

Rifleman Q&A: Oddball Enfields

I was at a gun store and saw an Enfield No. 4 rifle that looked to be a pretty standard model to me, except it had a pointed stacking swivel. I have never seen one like this before and was wondering if you could tell me something about it. Is this some odd variant, or is it a common one that I have just never seen before?

The Boys Anti-Tank Rifle In U.S. Service

The Boys rifle saw service with U.S. Marine Raiders during the Makin Island Raid of Aug. 17 and 18, 1942. “Carlson’s Raiders” used their Boys rifles to dispatch two Japanese float planes. It was likely an unenviable task to lug the massive bolt-action through the jungle.

I Have This Old Gun: British Snider Enfield

Watch this American Rifleman Television segment of "I Have This Old Gun" from 2020 to learn about the British Snider Enfield.

Reviving An Enfield: RTI’s Imported No. 1, Mk III

In recent years RTI has gained interest for its haul of old surplus rifles from Ethiopia. Among these aging arms are some of the most under-appreciated manufactures of the British Short, Magazine Lee-Enfield, being the No.1, Mk III* rifles produced by Ishapore in India.

Favorite Firearms: A Lithgow No.1, Mk III* Lee-Enfield Club Rifle

My passion is collecting old British Lee-Enfield rifles. Reading books on Lee-Enfield rifles, investigating their proofmarks and regimental markings, and exploring their developmental history is all part of the fun.

The FN FAL: Right Arm Of The Free World

To say the FN FAL arrived at the right time is understatement, a time when Communist Bloc global domination was a very real possibility.

The Men And Guns Of D-Day: Juno & Gold Beach

Watch this segment of American Rifleman Television "The Men And Guns Of D-Day" to learn more about the Canadian and British troops who landed on Juno and Gold Beach, their stories and the firearms they used during "The Great Crusade."

Rifleman Q&A: Early U.S. Model 1917 Serial Numbers

From the archives of American Rifleman, learn about Winchester-made M1917 Enfield rifles and their respective serial numbers.

I Have this Old Gun: Martini-Henry Rifles

Watch this American Rifleman Television segment of "I Have This Old Gun" from 2019 to learn more about the history of the Martini-Henry breech-loading rifles, which were the mainstay of the British infantryman near the end of the 19th century.

Review: A Remington Model 1917 From Royal Tiger Imports

Among the many arms imported into the U.S. recently by Royal Tiger Import is one of the least-appreciated service rifles in U.S. history, the Model 1917. Here, we take a closer look at one of these Model 1917 rifles, along with a brief look at the platform's history.

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